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155th Illinois Infantry
in the American Civil War

Online Books:
155th Illinois Infantry Soldier Roster - Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois, Volume 7, Revised by Brigadier General J.N. Reece, Adjutant General, 1900       View Entire Book

Regimental History
One Hundred and Fifty-fifth Illinois Infantry. Col., Gustavus A. Smith; Lieut.-Col., Joseph B. Berry; Maj., John H. J. Lacy. This regiment was organized at Camp Butler, and mustered in Feb. 28, 1865, for one year. On March 2, it moved via Louisville and Nashville to Tullahoma, Tenn., 904 strong, and was assigned to the command of Brig.-Gen. Dudley. On June 17 it was divided into detachments of 20 or 30 men each and assigned to guard duty on the Nashville & Chattanooga railroad, occupying the blockhouses from Nashville to Duck river, a distance of 50 miles. On Sept. 4 the regiment was mustered out and moved to Camp Butler, Ill., where it received final pay and discharge.

Footnotes:
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 3

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